First Year in Science and Maths

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National ACDS Workshops: First Year in Science & Maths

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The ACDS TL Centre is offering workshops in Sydney and Melbourne in early February for first year co-ordinators and leaders.

These national workshops to explore big issues for first year teaching and build a cross-disciplinary support group for first year leaders. Our workshops will look horizontally across first year disciplines as our students usually do. This group will extend out from existing discipline networks including First Year in Maths.

Melbourne: Wednesday 3 February 2016, 10.00am to 4.00pm,, University of Melbourne

Sydney: Friday, 5 February 2016, 10.00am to 4.00pm, University of Sydney

Topics for discussion

  • Integrated curriculum design and service teaching in quantitative skills
  • Effective transition strategies and driving student engagement
  • Changing nature of academic roles & leadership (with OLT Fellow, Prof Pauline Ross)

Program will be available shortly featuring short presentations from first year leaders and group discussion of common dilemmas nominated by workshop participants.

Tell us about your major issues and register interest for workshops at

Final Deadline for email registration: January 18 with delegate details (name, email, dietary requirements) to